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New Life For the Proposed Williamsburg-Lower East Side Skyway?

A couple of years ago, a New York City businessman got a lot of attention when he proposed building a gondola to connect Williamsbrg …

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Slide Show! Chrystie Street Bike Path & Pedestrian Improvements

We’ve been meaning to post the Department of Transportation’s presentation on the redesign of Chrystie Street. DOT planners earlier this week walked Community Board …

chrystie street bike rendering

Plans Unveiled For Protected Chrystie Street Bike Lane Tonight (Updated)

Rendering: NYC Dept. of Transportation.

This evening, officials with the Department of Transportation will go before Community Board 3 to outline their plans for …

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City’s “Wayfinding” Signs Coming to Lower East Side; Public Meeting March 31

You might have noticed those fancy maps in certain locations throughout Chinatown. Now the city is bringing its Wayfinding signs to the Lower East …

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Broome Street Traffic Flow Will Likely Be Reversed to Alleviate Construction Gridlock

Anyone who lives near the Essex Crossing construction sites knows that congestion from trucks has become both a quality of life issue in the local community as well as a potential safety hazard. …

Pike Street, December 2012.

Yo! Bus Gives Up on Chinatown While Industry as a Whole Thrives

CityLab (a publication of The Atlantic) takes a look at a new study showing that the intercity (“Chinatown”) bus business is once again booming. More about that in a moment. Within the story there’s a tidbit of special interest locally. …

Richard Oates. Photo via NY Skateboarding.

Skateboarder Killed While “Mack Truck Surfing” on Delancey Street (Updated)

Richard Oates. Photo via NY Skateboarding.

A 32-year-old skateboarder was killed after hitching a ride on a truck headed westbound on Delancey Street yesterday …

Clinton Street between East Broadway and Grand Street. December 2015.

City Will Install Cross-Walk, Signal on Clinton Street, Near Seward Park Co-op

Clinton Street between East Broadway and Grand Street. December 2015.

The city’s Department of Transportation announced today’s it’s adding a mid-block crosswalk and signal …

Several intercity bus companies operate from this stretch of East Broadway, where an MTA bus stop is located.

Community Board 3 Rejects Intercity Bus Permit at 125 East Broadway

Madison Street, Monday morning. Photo from WABC's helicopter.

Lower East Side Resident Dies After Being Struck By MTA Bus

A Yep bus operating illegally on Pike Street, July 2015.

Lower East Side Activists Want Action From Elected Officials on Intercity Bus Mess

East Broadway, east of Pike Street. Still image from video by Trever Holland.

Community Board 3 Panel Reluctantly Approves Another Intercity Bus Stop


MTA Bus Town Hall Meeting November 17

Photo from Squadron's subway station report.

Squadron Report Shines Light on Worst Subway Stations

Officials partake in a ceremonial painting of the new Clinton Street bike lane.

Department of Transportation Commits to Mid-Block Crosswalk on Clinton Street